Dressing Selection for Treating Chronic or Complex Wounds

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Date Jul 16, 2015
Time 12:00 PM
Cost $59.00
Are you “dressing for success”? Learn how to choose the correct materials to achieve optimal outcomes in wound care.

Full Description:
With literally thousands of wound care dressings on the market, it can be a daunting task to decide which is the most appropriate to use. In addition, many vendors try to promote their products as a “one size fits all” solution for all types of complex wounds.  

In this webinar, participants learn the characteristics of each of the major types of dressings, how they impact healing, and proper use in a wide variety of situations. This knowledge can then be used to appropriately select proper materials to help patients achieve optimum outcomes through cost effective and successful treatment.  

Course Includes:
Live Q&A
Presentation Handout
Post session recording access
CE Credit

What You Will Learn:
Describe normal chronic wound healing physiology and the impact of different dressings
Outline the major types of dressings, mechanical properties of each, and how they interact with the wound bed
Choose optimal dressing based on the underlying pathology causing the wound and/or delaying healing 
Determine when to change dressings and when to move on to something else  

Your Presenter:
MATT TAYLOR, PT, DPT, CWS, OCS, graduated with a BSPT from the Medical College of Georgia in 1990 and has over 24 years of clinical experience in the treatment of orthopedic, complex wound, and neuropathic foot pathology. He earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions in 2005 and is both a Certified Wound Specialist through the American Board of Wound Management and an Orthopedic Certified Specialist through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. He retired in 2014 as a Captain in the U.S. Public Health Service and was an Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.  

Only registered attendees will have access to CE. A Cross Country Education web account is required to attend. There is no charge for a CCE web account. It is recommended that you join the meeting 15 to 20 minutes early. Speaker phone sound quality is poor and it is recommended that they not be used to listen to the event.

Technical requirements:
To view this webinar you will need to download the WebEx Application. You will be prompted to download it when you first enter the site. To save time, you can setup prior to the meeting by following this link: https://apidemoeu.webex.com/apidemoeu/meetingcenter/mcsetup.php

Who Should Attend:
Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants


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